Jaco Pastorius Documentary Selected as Official Film of Record Store Day
Jaco, the documentary about musician Jaco Pastorius, will serve as the official film of Record Store Day 2014 on April 19. Currently in post-production, the film was produced by Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo and directed by Stephen Kijak and Paul Marchand.
Along with the film, Omnivore Recordings will release a collection of unissued sessions by Pastorius recorded at Criteria Studios in Miami, FL in 1974. Entitled Modern American Music…Period! The Criteria Sessions, the 11-track compilation will include early versions of songs Jaco recorded for his 1976 solo debut album along with songs that have never been released.